Knut-Johan was elected EPDA President in 2009 and has served as a Board member since 2005.
He became board member of the Norwegian Parkinson's Disease Association in 1995 and president in 2001, a position he held until 2016.
Born in Norway, Knut-Johan graduated with a law degree from the University of Oslo, Norway, in 1976 and is now senior partner of the law firm BergensAdvokatene AS.
Knut-Johan is married and has three children. Knut-Johan has spent many years serving on the board of a number of Norwegian and international disabled organisations.